Post-doctoral Fellow/Senior Research Assistant in Urban Analytics and/or Travel Modelling

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Aug 04, 2021
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Aug 25, 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

The University of Hong Kong 's highest priorities are to create opportunities for the very best academic talents to excel and to advance human knowledge to the benefit of society. We serve the needs of Hong Kong, the wider region and the rest of the world.

Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Urban Planning and Design (01300)
Categories: Academic-related Staff, Research Support Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow/Senior Research Assistant in Urban Analytics and/or Travel Modelling in the Department of Urban Planning and Design (Ref. 507833), to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in transport, GIS, urban planning, or related fields, with strong track records in the following areas: mastery of at least one programming language (e.g., Python), hands-on skills in GIS, spatial visualization, and statistical analysis. Preference will be given to those with experience in publishing refereed publications and in competing for and managing competitive research grants.  Those who have a Master’s degree and at least 1 year’s post-qualification relevant experience may be appointed as Senior Research Assistant.

The appointee will work under the supervision of Dr. J. Zhou for research projects funded by a grant from the HKU’s Platform Technology Fund. He/She will contribute to the execution of the grant, publish refereed papers alone, or as co-author based on data compiled and collected by the grant, and help with new grant applications. Enquires about the post can be sent to Dr. Zhou (e-mail:

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits, if applicable.

The University accepts online applications for the above post.  Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V, contact information for at least three references, and sample publications (if any). Review of applications will commence as soon as possible and continue until August 25, 2021, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.